We reviewed all the Bariatric Surgeons serving the greater Grand Rapids area, and picked the top picks based on experience, education, and empathy.

Grand Rapids houses a small population of 0.2 million as of 2018. An estimated 32.3% of Michigan adults were obese in 2018, down slightly from 32.5% in 2017, according to a federal health survey. Michigan now ranks 32nd in obesity. People have moved from active to a sedentary lifestyle.

The cost of bariatric surgery depends on your insurance coverage (and deductibles) and the procedure performed. Generally speaking, a patient paying cash for a procedure will pay between $12,500 and $31,000.

Michigan residents can expect to pay an average of $165.76 per person* for a major medical individual health insurance plan. Prices will vary and premiums can be lower if you are in good health.

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2060 E. Paris Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Baker, MD, FACS is a board-certified general surgeon and a specialist in bariatric surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgery, and endoscopic sclerotherapy. He has extensive experience and is skilled in – bariatric surgery, critical care, endoscopy, and minimally invasive surgery, and is currently serving the Grand Rapids, Michigan area.

1325 East Sherman Blvd Muskegon, MI 49444

Bariatric Surgeon

Dr. Gluck, DO, is a board-certified general surgeon specialized in Bariatric Surgery with more than 20 years of experience. He has performed more than 7000 weight loss surgeries and his area of expertise includes – Laparoscopic Surgeries, Revision Bariatric surgeries, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, and Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. Dr Gluck is based out of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Grand Rapids Weight Loss Surgery

Our mission is to connect you with the leading bariatric surgeons locally. We've hand-picked the top Bariatric Surgeons in the greater Grand Rapids based on our three phase methodology. Nearby city: Detroit.

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Our Selection Criteria:

1. Education

We list only the most qualified bariatric professionals who have accreditations, awards, and licensing.

2. Experience

Vast surgical experience in laparoscopic bariatric surgery and general surgery is a must. Must have the necessary practical experience for all surgery types.

3. Empathy

Surgeons with the professionalism and empathy to provide the best service to those seek obesity treatments.

Bariatric Surgery FAQs

Generally, recovery will take anywhere from 1-6 weeks depending on the specific procedure. The exact timeline of your recovery should be explained in-depth by your doctor.

While bariatric surgery can be pricey, this will depend on a number of factors such as insurance coverage, location, and the specific procedure involved. Patients in Grand Rapids may expect to pay anywhere from $11,200 to $55,800 before insurance, depending on the specific procedure.